India stocks higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 1.48%
The best performers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (NS:MRTI), which rose 5.93% or 448.85 points to trade at 8014.90 at the close. Meanwhile, Wipro Ltd (NS:WIPR) added 5.77% or 23.45 points to end at 430.20 and Tech Mahindra Ltd (NS:TEML) was up 5.66% or 56.35 points to 1051.10 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Hindalco Industries Ltd. (NS:HALC), which fell 1.94% or 5.30 points to trade at 267.60 at the close. Tata Steel Ltd (NS:TISC) declined 1.34% or 9.65 points to end at 713.15 and IndusInd Bank Ltd. (NS:INBK) was down 1.29% or 12.25 points to 939.80.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (BO:MRTI) which rose 5.86% to 8010.00, Tech Mahindra Ltd (BO:TEML) which was up 5.64% to settle at 1050.95 and Infosys Ltd (BO:INFY) which gained 3.97% to close at 1312.00.
The worst performers were IndusInd Bank Ltd. (BO:INBK) which was down 1.37% to 939.05 in late trade, Bharti Airtel Ltd (BO:BRTI) which lost 0.93% to settle at 540.25 and State Bank Of India (BO:SBI) which was down 0.61% to 286.00 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 917 to 749 and 60 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1683 rose and 1301 declined, while 138 ended unchanged.
Shares in Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (NS:MRTI) rose to 52-week highs; up 5.93% or 448.85 to 8014.90. Shares in Wipro Ltd (NS:WIPR) rose to all time highs; gaining 5.77% or 23.45 to 430.20. Shares in Tech Mahindra Ltd (NS:TEML) rose to 5-year highs; up 5.66% or 56.35 to 1051.10. Shares in Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (BO:MRTI) rose to 52-week highs; rising 5.86% or 443.25 to 8010.00. Shares in Tech Mahindra Ltd (BO:TEML) rose to 5-year highs; up 5.64% or 56.15 to 1050.95. Shares in Infosys Ltd (BO:INFY) rose to all time highs; gaining 3.97% or 50.05 to 1312.00.
The India VIX, which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 0.12% to 20.6400.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 1.17% or 22.30 to $1891.30 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 0.65% or 0.33 to hit $51.16 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.81% or 0.44 to trade at $54.82 a barrel.
USD/INR was down 0.20% to 73.270, while EUR/INR fell 0.44% to 89.6860.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.14% at 89.918.Leave a comment